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Kickoff Time and Television Announced

Boston College’s opener against Duke has a kickoff time according to a press release by the school. The Eagles will face off against the Blue Devils at noon on September 19th in Durham, North Carolina. This game will be played in an empty stadium, with no fans. ACC Regional Sports Networks will carry the game with detailed information on specific channel listings to be announced the week of the game.

This is the eighth matchup between the two schools, with BC holding a 4-3 series edge historically. However the Blue Devils have a two game winning streak against the Eagles. In 2015 Duke won an ugly 9-7 ugly battle in Durham. And in 2010, BC lost a 20-19 game in Chestnut Hill that was decided on an missed 23 yard field goal by Nate Freese in the waning seconds of the game. 

While this is the first game for the

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BAFTA Chair Krishnendu Majumdar Reflects on Television Awards’ Virtual Pivot

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) managed to stage its glitzy Film Awards in February at the Royal Albert Hall with legions of celebrities just before the coronavirus lockdown, but its Television Awards on Friday will be a very different affair.

Gone is the traditional red carpet. This year’s event is a virtual ceremony, which will be hosted from an audience-free studio by comedian, filmmaker and actor Richard Ayoade (“Travel Man,” “The IT Crowd”).

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Even if it’s not possible for all the nominees and the TV industry to gather in person on the night, BAFTA chair Krishnendu Majumdar — who took over in June from producer Pippa Harris — says it’s important for BAFTA to “celebrate the brilliance and the importance of television” during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown.

The co-founder of Me+You Productions, Majumdar is currently producing a new series of Dominic Savage’s

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